Oct 10, 2012 9:00am EDT
>> god bless her soul. >> the joe biden vp comedy tour. you will vp your pants laughing. >> thanks everybody. it's not that easy this time of year for reporters to get set out to cover the winter weather. however, sometimes when covering the dangers of sliders and cars on slick roads, it's not just the cars that are the danger. >> we know it's not going to get any better. in fact, it will probably get worse as long as this quarter is opened or dislike article by behind the buses are coming through soon. a number of close calls but still fun to watch. >> thank you so much for ruining the fun. a total complete killjoy. >> okay, okay. spent the official obama campaign slogan as we told you is forward, one word with a period at the end of it. apparently caused some angst inside the campaign at first but now they're okay with it. with just a few weeks left until the can democratic convention one late night show insist president obama and vice president biden are continue to try out and search for the perfect general election campaign slogan. >> you can't, you should and don't even try.
Oct 9, 2012 12:00pm EDT
that literally, to quote joe biden. you never really know what's going to happen when the camera's live and there is not a damn thing you can do about it. in these three cases reporters are desperately to promote one story when another one called reality intervenes. >> america broke records tuesday in voter participation and our friends at cnn were on the scene live to report the story at places where people stood in line to cast their ballots. >> people have been waiting patiently for quite some time. hundreds of people were standing in this line earlier this morning. in fact, polling place opened at 6:00 and some folks were waiting in line two hours before that at 4:00 a.m. how long have you been waiting? >> five minutes. [laughter] >> severe flooding here in the northeast as more rhine continues to fall today. nbc's michelle kaczynski, i guess is in the canoe in wayne, new jersey. michelle, good morning to you. >> good morning. obviously we're getting a nice break from the rain but not the flooding. this is essentially now a part of the passaic river in this neighborhood. it rushed i
Oct 6, 2012 8:45pm EDT
and senator joe biden. >> thank you. >> thank you. [applause] >> welcome to you both. has we have determined by the twine cost, the first question will go to senator biden. the house of representatives passed a big bailout bill -- or did not pass it, i should say. the senate decided to pass it. as america watches these things happen, was it the worst of washington or the worst of washington that we saw play out? >> let me thank you for hosting this. governor, it is a pleasure to meet you. it is evidence of the fact that the economic policies of the last eight years have been the worst economic policies we have ever had. as a consequence, you see what has happened on wall street. if you need any more proof positive on how bad economic theories have been, the excessive deregulation, the failure to oversee what was going on, letting wall street when and wild, but they needed more evidence than what you see now. so republicans and democrats were put in a very tough spot. but barack obama laid out four basic criteria for any kind of rescue plan. first of all, it has to be oversight. the second, y
Oct 7, 2012 2:00pm EDT
. tonight at 8. >> now, the 2008 vice- presidential debate between joe biden and alaska gov. sarah pailin. the most watched the vice- presidential debate in history. it is the second most watched debate ever. senator biden and the governor met at washington university in st. louis. the moderator was gwen ifill. >> good evening from washington university in st. louis, missouri. i'm gwen ifill of "the newshour" and "washington week" on pbs. welcome to the first and the only 2008 vice presidential debate between the republican nominee, governor sarah palin of alaska, and the democratic nominee, joe biden of delaware. the commission on presidential debates is the sponsor of this event and the two remaining presidential debates. tonight's discussion will cover a wide range of topics, including domestic and foreign policy matters. it will be divided roughly into five-minute segments. each candidate will have 90 seconds to respond to a direct question and then an additional two minutes for rebuttal and follow-up. the order has been determined by a coin toss. the specific subjects and questions w